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How To Create Custom iPhone Ring Tones

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iPhone lets you create custom ringtones from the songs in your music library. A lot of people still spend a lot on ringtones when they can create one using iTunes, Mac or Windows PC, and a non-DRM song. Here is a step by step procedure in creating custom iPhone ringtones:

How to Add Colors to iPhone Calendars


It would be good if you can add colors on your iPhone calendar. It will be easier on the eyes and keeping track of your schedule and appointments will be straightforward. Here is a step by step guide on how to do so.

Maven: run mvn package without doing test

When you run the mvn package command, as part of the build cycle, Maven will compile and test the code before packaging it in its distributable format.

However there are times when you want to compile and package the code without running the test. While I don’t advocate shipping untested code, there can be a number of reasons why you want to package the code without running test.

In order to perform mvn package without running the test. You need to use the argument -Dmaven.test.skip=true

Is Taking You to Another Google Site?


When you go to the website, Google automatically directs you to it’s country specific web search for the country it thinks you are in. Here’s how to fix it is if is taking me to the wrong country specific site.

Ways To Unblock Your Hotmail Account

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If your hotmail account is blocked, you are not alone. There are a large percentage of hotmail users that complain about having their accounts blocked.

There are many different reasons why your hotmail account may be blocked. It could be because you have tried to use the wrong password and reached the allowable number of tries. Or it could be because someone has tried to open your hotmail account and used a wrong password. Probably, the account was used in mass mailing or used in prohibited ways. Another reason is if your hotmail account was hacked.

Now what do you need to do to unblock your hotmail account? Here are some of the things that you can do.